Man vermoor vrou en skiet dan Dallas-offisiere wat gereageer het, polisiehoof sê

Twee polisiebeamptes van Dallas is vandeesweek geskiet en gewond in reaksie op 'n huishoudelike oproep, Eddie Garcia, polisiehoof, Vrydag gesê.

Die man wat die beamptes Donderdagoggend geskiet het — identified as 57-year-old Sergio Sanchezfatally shot his wife before turning the gun on himself in what Garcia called adomestic violence-related murder suicide.
It was a call to police from Sanchezwho told a dispatcher he had killed his wifethat brought officers to the Dallas home shortly before 11 am. Donderdag, Garcia told reporters.
Die man “immediately fired uponthe responding officers, wounding two of them, het die polisiehoof gesê. The officers were in stable condition, police tweeted on Thursday. No update was given Friday.
    A SWAT team decided to force its way into the house at about 1:30 nm. Donderdag. Officers found Sanchez, and his wife dead from gunshot wounds.
    Garcia said Sanchez had anextensive violent criminal history.Police believe the gunman shot his wife before the ambush-type assault on responding officers, the chief said.
    Officers did not fire their weapons during this incident, volgens Garcia.
    Die ondersoek duur voort, said Garcia, who praised Dallas firefighters whoput themselves in harm’s wayto reach the wounded officers.
      Garcia said the shooting was the seconddomestic violence-related murder suicidein the city during his two and half weeks as police chief.
      The shooting was a reminder of the need towork harderwith the community and non-profits to provide resources to victims of domestic violenceas well as the dangers faced by officers every day.

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